Art Heyman, former Knick, dies at 71
Art Heyman, the only Long Island basketball player selected with the first overall pick in the NBA draft -- by the Knicks in 1963 -- died Monday night at his Central Florida home. No cause of death was released.
Heyman, 71, was a star at Oceanside High School (Class of '59), where he was named to the prestigious Parade magazine All-American squad, and Duke University.
"Art Heyman was...